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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

 
Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.

 

“Zimmerman’s ground-breaking history provides every future generation the basic framework for establishing new societies on other worlds. We would be wise to heed what he says.” —Robert Zubrin, founder of founder of the Mars Society.

 

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One minute changes a life forever

An evening pause: Instead of music, let’s watch a man’s life change forever, for the better, in only one minute. And forgive me for saying so, but it is freedom, property rights, and capitalism that allowed it to happen.

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3 comments

  • It’s ironic that this man says he’s never had anything in his life. He did have forebears (bless ’em) who valued the blanket highly enough to insure that no harm came to it for 150 years or more, when it came into his possession. Heartwarming story!

  • Dwight Decker

    That was quite a story! I don’t know if he did or not, but if it had been me, I think I would have donated some of the money to some worthy cause that benefits the Navajo tribe, just as a thank you to the nameless weaver so long ago who gave him a chance for a new life.

  • JWing

    Whenever I need a pick-me-me, like this wonderful story, I youtube Milton Friedman on the Phil Donahue Show talking about free markets and capitalism and the good that has benefited every society that has embraced property rights.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWsx1X8PV_A

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